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'sextant' - used as a noun
a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees
a measuring instrument for measuring the angular distance between celestial objects; resembles an octant
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Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove, Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks.
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- John Donne
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The official state mammal of Texas is the armadillo.